Workers' Compensation

ORS 656.714
Removal of board member


(1)

The Governor may at any time remove any member of the Workers’ Compensation Board for inefficiency, neglect of duty or malfeasance in office. Before such removal the Governor shall give the member a copy of the charges against the member and shall fix the time when the member can be heard in defense, which shall not be less than 10 days thereafter. Such hearing shall be open to the public.

(2)

If the member is removed, the Governor shall file in the office of the Secretary of State a complete statement of all charges made against such member and the findings thereon, with a record of the proceedings.

(3)

The power of removal is absolute and there is no right of review in any court whatsoever. [Formerly 656.406; 1989 c.1094 §3]
§§ 656.001 to 656.794

Law Review Citations

55 OLR 432-445 (1976); 16 WLR 519 (1979); 22 WLR 559 (1986)

Chapter 656

Notes of Decisions

Party having affirmative of any issue must prove it by preponderance of evidence unless legislature fixes some different quantum of proof. Hutcheson v. Weyerhaeuser Co., 288 Or 51, 602 P2d 268 (1979)

Amendments to existing statutes and enactment of additional statutes by 1995 legislation generally apply to pending cases and to orders still appealable on June 7, 1995, effective date. Volk v. America West Airlines, 135 Or App 565, 899 P2d 746 (1995), Sup Ct review denied

Amendments to existing statutes and enactment of additional statutes by 1995 legislation do not extend or shorten procedural time limitations with regard to actions taken prior to June 7, 1995, effective date. Motel 6 v. McMasters, 135 Or App 583, 899 P2d 1212 (1995)

Atty. Gen. Opinions

Benefit unavailability for inmates engaged in prison work programs, (1996) Vol 48, p 134

Law Review Citations

24 WLR 321, 341 (1988); 32 WLR 217 (1996)


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